NEWS + REVIEWS
NEWS FOR HOW TO AVOID HUGE SHIPS:
—Finalist for the 2019 Governor General's Literary Award
—Longlisted for The Raymond Souster Prize
—Washington Independent Review of Books, Best Books of October
—Poems from Huge Ships featured in Best American Poetry's blog, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-Day, and Best Canadian Poetry.
RECENT REVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS:
VOX POPULI & COMMON DREAMS (November, 2020) Thanks to these two excellent blogs for giving an extended life to "The Latest Dictator," written in 2012, and first published in 2018.
THE FIDDLEHEAD, June 2019
Dual review by Brian Bartlett of "How to Avoid Huge Ships" and Deanna Young's "Reunion".
BEST CANADIAN POETRY 2019 (Biblioasis): "After Lorne" has been selected by Rob Taylor from its initial appearance in The Malahat Review. BCP's annual anthology is forthcoming in the fall of 2019.
BEST AMERICAN POETRY: "To Janet in Jersey" featured in Nin Andrew's blog for BAP. April 2, 2019
VERSE DAILY: "Blue Heron, Walking" featured on February 22, 2019
CBC RADIO'S IDEAS:THE ENRIGHT FILES ON THE ROLE OF POETRY IN THE WORLD TODAY: With Billy Collins, Julie Bruck, Anne Carson and Pino Coluccio.
(broadcast on January 7, 2019). Can be streamed at:
THE SOUTHAMPTON REVIEW: Two new poems: "Eleven" and "Warehouse Store" (Winter/Spring 2019)
PLUME POETRY: “Sanctuary” and “My Shame,” in print and audio.
(Issue 91, March 2019)
THE TORONTO STAR: Review of How to Avoid Huge Ships (Nov.2018)
WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF BOOKS
How to Avoid Huge Ships is among Grace Cavalieri's "Best Books of October, 2018, including an excerpted poem: http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/index.php/features/october-2018-exemplars-poetry-reviews-by-grace-cavalieri
QUILL & QUIRE: Review of How To Avoid Huge Ships (Oct. 2018)
ALL LIT UP: On the origin of "How to Avoid Huge Ship's title (Oct. 2018)
OPEN BOOK: POETS IN PROFILE: Interview (September, 2018)
ROB MCLENNAN'S BLOG: review and excerpts from "How to Avoid Huge Ships (Fall 2018)
POETRY DAILY: "Mission Creek Landing" (Sept, 2018)
POETRY DAILY: “After Lorne” http://poems.com/poem.php?date=17677
THE MALAHAT REVIEW: Five poems (Spring 2018)
THE NEW QUARTERLY: Five poems and an essay (Winter 2018)
PLUME POETRY 6 (print anthology) “When My Mother Tracked Malaysian Air Flight 370” (April 2018)
THE WALRUS “Dominion Protection” (Sept. 2017)
BEST OF THE BEST CANADIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH 2017 ”Two Fish”
THE PURITAN Three poems: “Killer Shrimp,” “Foil’” & “Peeling the Wallpaper” 2016
PLUME POETRY 5 (print anthology) “Last Baby Girls of the 1920’s
PLUME POETRY (online) “Her Mouth” (September 2016) and “”In January (forthcoming 2018)
THE NEW YORKER “Blue Heron, Walking” (print and audio, August 29, 2016)
BEST CANADIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH 2016 “Flipped”
CANADIAN NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARDS, 2016
finalist in poetry (for “Flipped”, “Supreme Leader” and “Let Evening Come”, from The Rusty Toque).
PLUME POETRY 4 (print anthology)
“To Janet in Jersey” March 2016
BEST CANADIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH 2015
PLUME POETRY, ISSUE 51
“The Good Hand”, September, 2015
THE ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS’ POEM-A-DAY
“To Bring The Horse Home”, Sept.14, 2015
BEST CANADIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH 2014
THE RUSTY TOQUE
“Four Poems” July, 2015
HAZLITT, PENGUIN/RANDOM HOUSE OF CANADA
“Two Fish” May 2014
“When I Oversleep” Nov, 2014
scroll down at newpoetry.ca
@CBC RADIO “CANADA WRITES”
Two new poems commissioned for the CBC’S “BloodLines” project, in conjunction with the 2013 Massey Lectures. Poems posted at:
NEWS FOR MONKEY RANCH:
--Winner of The 2012 Governor General’s Award for Poetry
--A Globe & Mail 100 Best Books of 2012.
--San Francisco LitQuake’s “Summer Reads” pick, 2012
--Finalist for the 2013 CAA Award for Poetry and
The 2013 Pat Lowther Memorial Prize
MORE POEMS ON THE WEB:
@THE NEW YORKER (www.newyorker.com); The New Yorker’s archive has six of Julie’s poems. Audio recordings of “A Marriage” and “Blue Heron, Walking” are also available for subscribers to the magazine’s iPad edition.
@VALPARAISO POETRY REVIEW http://www.valpo.edu/vpr/v12n1/v12n1poetry/brucksnapshot.php
@SPEAKING OF POEMS, http://speakingofpoems.blogspot.com/2009/08/sex-next-door-its-rare-slow-as-creaking.html
VPR: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics--Spring/Summer 2013
The Globe & Mail--May, 2012
A BLOGOSPHERE REVIEW:
Autumn Blossom--Nov. 25, 2012
CBC Radio “Ideas” Nov 27, 2013
In conjunction with Canada Writes and the Massey Lectures “BloodLines: project. Interview with host Paul Kennedy.
Podcast available at :http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/episodes/2013/11/27/bloodlines/
Numero Cinq Magazine, Oct. 2013
“The Cloven Lychee Nut: An interview with Ann Ireland
CBC Sunday Edition, Nov. 25, 2012.
Interview with host Michael Enright, Podcast available
Alemar: A Jewish Arts Digest Dec. 2012
Interview/Profile with Dinah Zeldin
Toronto Quarterly, October 2012
ABOUT LA SINGERIE:
Le Libraire--Sept, 2013